Hsin-Ta Hsieh

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This paper proposes a novel method for generation of optimized tool path in 5-axis flank milling of ruled surfaces based on Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO). The 3D geometric problem, tool path generation, is transformed into a mathematical programming task with the machined surface error as the objective function in the optimization. This approach(More)
This paper studies optimization of tool path planning in 5-axis flank milling of ruled surfaces using advanced Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) methods with machining error as an objective. We enlarge the solution space in the optimization by relaxing the constraint imposed by previous studies that the cutter must make contact with the boundary curves.(More)
5-axis machining technology has received much attention since the late 90’s. It offers better machining efficiency and superior shaping capability compared with 3-axis machining. Machining error control is considered to be a challenging task in 5-axis flank milling of complex geometries. Previous studies have shown that optimized tool path planning(More)
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In this paper, we report spring corner designs and driving waveforms to improve the reliability for a MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical System) actuator. In order to prevent the stiction problems, no stopper or damping absorber is adopted. Therefore, an actuator could travel long distance by electromagnetic force without any object in moving path to absorb(More)
The conventional auto-focus and zoom image systems were made by a set of motor-moved lenses. Because of mechanical moving parts, it is not easy to miniaturize their sizes. In this paper, we propose a thin autofocus system using a large stroke MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems) deformable mirror which has the potential to downscale the size and to(More)
5-Axis machining has been widely used in manufacturing of complex ruled geometries in automobile, aerospace, energy, and mould industries. Compared with traditional 3-axis machining, this machining operation offers better shaping capability and productivity with additional degrees of freedom in the tool motion. Tool path planning is a challenging task in(More)
In order to determine light aberrations, Shack-Hartmann optical wavefront sensors make use of microlens arrays (MLA) to divide the incident light into small parts and focus them onto image planes. In this paper, we present the design and fabrication of long focal length MLA with various shapes and arrangements based on a double layer structure for optical(More)